It’s important to respect the many different ways your employees may be spending this time of year.
Only about 32% of the world’s population celebrates Christmas, meaning everyone else either observes other non-Christian religious holidays, isn’t affiliated with a religion (i.e. those that identify as atheist or agnostic) or chooses not to celebrate for personal reasons.
Switching from wishing your coworkers “Merry Christmas” to “Happy Holidays,” exclusively changing labels and titles, is no longer enough when it comes to inclusivity around the holidays.
Make an effort to learn about other traditions outside of your own. It’s time to approach the end of the year with inclusivity by building your understanding and awareness of the holidays and beliefs of the people around you.
Here are 3 key ways you can celebrate more inclusively this holiday season:
Carve out some time to learn about cultural celebrations and be prepared for more inclusive holiday seasons moving forward.
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